Garrett Godwin

 

‘Taken’ Thursday: ‘Person of Interest’ writer/executive producer Greg Plageman named showrunner for season two

TweetGreg Plageman’s number has come up as the new showrunner for NBC’s “Taken”, according to Variety.  Plageman will be succeeding the departing Alexander Cary, as the spy-thriller is set to be more of a procedural drama for its 16-episode sophomore season. Plageman’s work includes being the former showrunner for CBS’ “Person of Interest” (“POI”) starring Jim Caviezel as John Reese, an ex-CIA agent recruited by enigmatic billionaire software genius Harold Finch (Michael Emerson) to help him prevent violent crimes and help those who are considered irrelevant by the relevant governmentRead More


Marvel Monday: The first teaser trailer for Marvel’s ‘Black Panther’

TweetHe’s the rebel King of the fictional Wakanda nation that made his prowling big-screen debut opposite fellow warrior and Avenger Steve Rogers (Chris Evans) in last summer’s “Captain America: Civil War”.  Now, the world’s first black superhero is about to be the first black superhero headlining his own movie in the cinematic world of Marvel since Wesley Snipes’ Blade two decades ago. Enter the jungle of Marvel’s “Black Panther” with this teaser trailer of Chadwick Boseman, who let vengeance for his father’s murder consumed him throughout the superhero “Civil War”,Read More


Holy Bat-breaking News! Adam West, aka TV’s ‘Batman’, dead at 88

TweetThe superhero world was hit with a ‘POW!’ with the death of actor Adam West, who passed away Friday night after a short battle with leukemia at the age at 88. West was, is, and will forever be known as ABC’s “Batman”, which aired from 1966 to 1968.  Over the course of 120 episodes and one feature film, there was pure grade-A Adam West as the cool and campy Caped Crusader and dashing millionaire Bruce Wayne.  With Burt Ward’s eager-beaver Dick Grayson/Boy Wonder Robin, Batman fought for law and order,Read More


‘Wonder Woman’ breaks a record for a female-directed feature film

TweetGirl power definitely reign in ruling the weekend box office with the power and might of “Wonder Woman”: lassoing and wielding a domestic opening of $100 million dollars, a record for a female-directed film.  With an international addition of $122 million, the film has reached over $222 million worldwide.  Starring Gal Gadot as the titular superhero, “Wonder Woman” continues to earn the love, joy, honor, and respect of critics and moviegoers around the world with her empowered message of love, hope, peace, compassion, truth, equality, and justice for all. DirectedRead More


Movie Review: “Wonder Woman” flies into theaters everywhere

TweetWe all know that after 76 years, Wonder Woman is wonderful. But after seeing this movie, she is still wonderful thanks the direction of Patty Jenkins and Gal Gadot, who embodies everything about the female superhero as much as Lynda Carter did – and still do – on the small screen four decades ago.  In other words, “Wonder Woman” was not only the exception of last year’s “Batman v. Superman”, but the film and character is indeed the true dawn of justice in the DC Cinematic World. Born on ParadiseRead More


Superhero Saturday: Wonder Woman Day

TweetThis weekend will be wonderful indeed with not only Gal Gadot as “Wonder Woman”, but the titular Amazonian warrior princess will have an entire day devoted to her in the name of all that is right and might. Created by William Moulton Marston, Wonder Woman is both an American legend and rebel in the male-dominated world of superheroes. Since 1941, Princess Diana of Themyscira has been fighting the good fight for freedom, liberty, democracy, equality, truth, compassion, love, joy, peace, and justice.  Born on Paradise Island, she comes to theRead More


Fun Flashback Friday: The History of “Baywatch”

TweetIt’s going to be a Memorial Day weekend at the box office beach with “Baywatch “starring Dwayne ‘The Rock’ Johnson and Zac Efron.  It is a big-screen adaptation of the widely popular 1990s action-adventure series starring David Hasselhoff and Pamela Anderson, who will be making cameo appearances in the film. Once the world’s most-watched show, “Baywatch” debuted on NBC in 1989, but drowned after one season.  However, thanks to the Hoff, it was revived a year later into syndication, where it became a guilty pleasure with its simple premise: MitchRead More


Sir Roger Moore – ‘The Saint’ and James Bond 007 – passed away at the age of 89 years old

TweetThe world has lost a saint of an actor with Sir Roger Moore, who passed away Tuesday from a brief bout with cancer in Switzerland; he was 89 years old. Throughout his versatile career, Moore has been defined by fans across the globe for playing debonair and dashing Simon Templar, aka The Saint, and Ian Fleming’s suave and sophisticated British super-spy James Bond, aka 007 Based on the popular series of books from author Leslie Charteris, The Saint aired from 1962 to 1969 with Moore as Templar, the international manRead More


Movie Review: “Batman & Bill” original documentary from Hulu

Tweet Part of the legend of Batman is that he’s the world’s greatest detective.  Another part of the legend is that Batman is more than a symbol as well as a mask.  What else?  The legend of Batman was inspired by two legendary masked crime-fighters: Zorro, the Fox who marked his sword of justice for all as the original Caped Crusader, and the Shadow, the original Dark Knight who knows what evil lurks in the hearts of all men. While he has been considered to be an urban myth, BatmanRead More


‘Blacklist: Redemption’ wasn’t redeemed for a renewal of a second season

Tweet“The Blacklist: Redemption” is officially on the NBC blacklist, as the Peacock Network cancels the spy-thriller spin-off after one season. “The Blacklist” next season as Tom Keen, a former Blacklister and trained covert operative who fell in love with his target: his wife, Elizabeth Keen (Megan Boone), the federal agent who forms an unlikely alliance with the notorious Raymond ‘Red’ Reddington – aka the Concierge of Crime – to catch criminals on the Blacklist: terrorists and evildoers law enforcement and government agencies could never find.  For instance, there was notRead More